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-free municipal bond, but does detroit give you cause for concern? and other cities across the country that are in similar condition? >> well, i wouldn't touch the cities. you've got to do your homework. so, cities, whether it is harrisburg or detroit or stockton, california, they're are a number of cities you've got to get under the hood and look at the credits but if you look at the highest grade, quality tax-free bond today, they're out there with the yields between 4 and 5% and they're not city credits. they're not detroit's. when that analysis is done, at our present tax structure the taxable equivalent yield is about nine. where are you going to get nine in a liquid investment of very high credit quality? i don't see very much of it. so we shifted allocation to tax-free bond. ashley: very good. do your homework. always good advice. david kotok, thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate it. >> thank you. lori: let's take a specific look at the market because the gains thus far are evaporating slightly. lauren simonetti joins us from the floor of the stock exchange. you're wa
with more from detroit. >> there are tens of thousands of abandoned homes like this one across the city. that has led to increases in crime, decreases in property value and a drain on precious city dollars. the goal of the new initiative is to take these abandoned homes and in turn, decrease foreclosures, rebuild neighborhoods by making them look like this. >> stay away and will be shot. sounds like a common sight in neighborhoods all across the motor city where there are more than 78,000 abandoned homes, most of them fall out from the housing crisis. morrison 30 of those are on robert couch's small street and are magnets for swatters, scrapper's and criminals. >> let the community down, it is no community, we do what we can put neighbors can't do it by themselves. >> help is on the way in the form of wrecking balls and dump trucks. in a first of its kind program michigan is taking on detroit's foreclosure crisis and attempting to stabilize its neighborhood by demolishing 4,000 abandoned homes across the city calling it the largest ef history. >> by eliminating the blight in a neighbor
although there are too much price into them with the detroit bankruptcy although that is a unique event but on the heaviside before the holiday week but on average we're looking at 6 billion a of think it is that far out. lori: any other fixed-income tools we should look at? >> we have been encouraging customers to look at one market that i mentioned before is the fluting note rates issued by corporations and start with a fixed-rate but then five years convert to the floating rate but the benefit is the risk of the 5 yards -- five-year bond defensed does start to hike down the road. lori: i do remember that discussion. thank you. breaking news will closing down $0.5,105.92 a barrel. so with the decline in oil prices that is it today decline for the price of crude. donald trump is being sued $40 million for full profits of trump university for deceiving customers at every stage. his legal team has responded in rehab the details. >> they said the new york attorney general allegedly tried to settle the case but at just $5 million was pushing to settle. allegedly he told the trump organizat
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